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The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco. Its collections encompass some 50,000 books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key subject areas.

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Topics & Subjects
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North American review and miscellaneous journal
85
City planning
71
Children's literature
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Social problems
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United States -- Social conditions Periodicals
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Motion pictures in education
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American Libraries
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KellyKel Favorites
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pds209 Favorites
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noseachusma Favorites
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survey associates
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american telephone and telegraph company
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dodge, mary mapes, 1830-1905
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mcgraw-hill
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society of motion picture engineers
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national municipal league
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"Notes and sources": p. [575]-603
Topics: Capitalism, Consumption (Economics), Unemployed -- United States, Communism -- United States 1917-,...
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Topic: Birds -- North America
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by Encyclopedia Britannica Company
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Submarine Mines to Tom-Tom
Topic: Arts, Sciences, Literature, and General Information
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by International Association of Chiefs of Police
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"A directory of national, state and provincial, county and municipal police and other criminal justice agencies and their executive personnel in the United States, Canada and principal foreign countries."
Topics: Police, Law enforcement
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by Michelon, Leno Ceno, 1918-
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Topic: Trailer camps
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by Gammage, Allen Z
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Includes bibliography
Topics: Police reports, Report writing
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by General efficiency company, San Francisco. [from old catalog]
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Topics: Police, Detectives, Sheriffs, Constables
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Topics: Bernays, Edward L., 1891-, Public opinion -- Bilbiography.
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by Spivak, John L. (John Louis), b. 1897
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Topics: Secret service -- Germany, Propaganda, German
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by Smith, Eugene Waldo, 1905-
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Topics: Ships -- Registers, Steamboats
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by Brinton, Willard Cope, 1880-
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Topic: Graphic methods
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Description based on: Sept. 1944
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Topic: Palmistry
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by New York (N.Y.). Police Dept
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Title from cover
Topics: New York (N.Y.). Police Dept, Police, Police
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by Tuskegee Institute. Dept. of Records and Research
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Includes bibliographies
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Topic: African Americans
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by National Electrical Manufacturers Association
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Topics: Electricity -- History, Electric engineering -- History
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by American Library Association. Committee on Resources of American Libraries; Library of Congress
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At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union
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by Collins, John M., 1921-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Military geography
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"The present work is based upon my Book of camping and woodcraft, which appeared in 1906."--Pref
Topics: Camping, Outdoor life
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by Lustig, Lillie S, ed; Sondheim, S. Claire, joint ed; Rensel, Sarah, joint ed
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Topics: Cookery, American -- Southern states., cbk
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Taylor, Frederick Winslow, 1856-1915
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Topic: Industrial efficiency
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Formerly included in the Library's Author catalog and its Subject catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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by New York (N.Y.). Police Dept
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Title from cover
Topics: New York (N.Y.). Police Dept, Police, Police
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Topics: Military science -- Film catalogs, Audio-visual materials -- Catalogs
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by Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas
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Bibliographical references in "Acknowledgment" (5th prelim. leaf)
Topic: Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)
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Topic: 8.25
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion Pictures
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
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Topic: Motion pictures
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by Institute of Traffic Engineers; Evans, Henry King
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Includes bibliographies
Topics: Traffic engineering, Traffic accidents
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by Northeast Historic Film (Organization)
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Topics: Northeast Historic Film (Organization), Motion pictures -- Preservation Maine Bucksport
"Books about New York": p. [625]-635
Topics: African Americans -- New York (State) New York, New York (N.Y.) -- Guidebooks, Harlem (New York,...
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Federal Writers' Project. Ohio
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"Bibliographical note": p. [395]
Topics: Cincinnati (Ohio) -- Industries, Cincinnati (Ohio) -- History
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by Louisiana Writers' Project; Saxon, Lyle, 1891-1946; Dreyer, Edward; Tallant, Robert, 1909-1957
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Topics: Folklore -- Louisiana, Louisiana -- Social life and customs
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by Dilling, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, 1894-1966
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Topics: Communism -- United States 1917- [from old catalog], Socialism -- United States, Socialists --...
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by Library of Congress; Library of Congress. Catalog Maintenance Division
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Compiled and edited by the Catalog Maintenance Division
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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by Chandler, Anna Curtis; Cypher, Irene Fletcher, 1905- joint author
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Topic: Audio-visual education
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by Guzman, Jessie Parkhurst, 1898-; Foster, Vera Chandler; Hughes, William Hardin, b. 1881
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Bibliography: p. 635-684
Topics: Blacks, African Americans
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by Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company
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"February 1955."
Topic: Telephone
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by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 694-698) and index
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Topics: Automobile travel -- California Guidebooks, Automobile travel -- Guidebooks, California --...
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by Leonard, V. A. (Vivian Anderson)
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Bibliography: p. 556-572
Topics: Police -- United States, Communication and traffic -- United States
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Writers' Program. California
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"A selected reading list": p. 501-504
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Topics: San Francisco (Calif.) -- Guidebooks, San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
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by Delineator Home Institute. Delineator cook book; Berolzheimer, Ruth
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Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery, cbk
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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From February 13 to August 6, 1864. Including No. 251 to No. 276
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by Johnston, William Allen, 1876- ed
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Topics: Motion pictures., Actors., Actresses.
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At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union
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Formerly included in the Library's Author catalog and its Subject catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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Issues for Sept. 1956-Dec. 1967 called also whole no. 344-471
Topics: Motion pictures in education, Audio-visual education
Topics: United States. Committee on public information. [from old catalog], World War, 1914-1918 -- Public...
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Topics: Hotels, Restaurants, North America -- Description and travel, Africa, North -- Description and...
The time capsule.--A key to the English language, by J. P. Harrington.--Vocabulary of high-frequency English.--Seeking metallic substances beneath the ground, by Sherwin Kelly.--Determination of latitude and longitude, By C. L. Garner and C. H. Swick.--Messages for the future from noted men of our time
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Topic: Nineteen thirty-nine, A.D
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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by Work, Monroe Nathan; Guzman, Jessie Parkhurst, b. 1898
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Topic: African Americans -- Periodicals
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by Writers' Program (U.S.). California
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Topic: Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Guidebooks
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by United States. Office of Civil Defense
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Topics: Civil defense, Radioactive fallout, Radioactivity, Civil Defense, Radiation Protection, Radioactive...
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by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
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Relates how the barnyard collie and pups rescued Jemima Puddle-Duck from the fox's cooking pot
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Topics: Ducks -- Fiction, Foxes -- Fiction, Dogs -- Fiction, Domestic animals -- Fiction
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Formerly included in the Library's Author catalog and its Subject catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
Topic: Motion pictures
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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by California. Legislature. Senate. Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities
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Fifth report accompanied by supplement with title: Final report
Topics: Communism -- California, Fascism -- California, Subversive activities -- California
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by Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Oklahoma
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Map on lining-paper
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by Writers' program. Oregon
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Topics: Oregon., Oregon -- Guidebooks